Matthew as Story: Second Edition
This work uses literary (narrative) criticism to explore the world of the evangelist Matthew. The focus is on the plot of the gospel story, with discussions...
Jesus' Sermon on the Mount: Mandating a Better Righteousness
Through careful attention to the structure of Matthew's Gospel and the place of the Sermon within it, keen sensitivity to the patterns and themes of Israelite prophecy, and judicious comparisons with other Jewish and rabbinic literature, Jack R. Lundbom elucidates the meaning of the Sermon and its continuity with Israel's prophetic heritage as well as the best of Jewish teaching. By deft appeal to Christian commentators on the Sermon, Lundbom brings its most important themes to life for the contemporary reader.
Between the Testaments
In most Bibles the period between the Old and the New Testaments is represented by a single blank page which, perhaps, has symbolic significance. 'From...
Stars Beneath Us: Finding God in the Evolving Cosmos
Relying on his upbringing as a Baptist, his doctoral work in experimental nuclear physics and gamma-ray astronomy, and his ordination to the gospel ministry, Paul Wallace weaves a book unlike any other in faith-and-science literature.
Christian Liturgy: Catholic and Evangelical
Written with special attention to Early Church, Reformation, and present day traditions, this is a new comprehensive study of Christian liturgy that sorts...
Beginner's Guide to Reading the Bible
Many of us would like to know more about the Bible, but don't know where to begin. A Beginner's Guide to Reading the Bible is a concise introduction that...
Exploring the Bible
In Exploring the Bible, preseminarians and other students about to begin training in ministry join scholars Eric D. Barreto and Michael J. Chan on a journey through Scripture. More than simply a practical guide to reading the Bible, this book will help readers claim their unique interpretive perspective. Barreto and Chan invite us to bring our full, authentic selves to a text that will affirm and challenge us, confirm and transform us, delight and concern us. There, God speaks, and we can hear God’s word in a new way.
The Women of Genesis: From Sarah to Potiphar's Wife
The women of Genesis 12-50 function as much more than ancillary characters to men. Through close attention to the literary features of the text, Jeansonne...
A Commentary on Acts
The book of Acts recounts the birth of the church and the ministry of the disciples. It is of critical importance in the New Testament, and in this helpful guide, the section-by-section commentary draws out the historical, theological, and pastoral significance of the biblical text.
John: Fortress Biblical Preaching Commentaries
With attention to both liturgical interpretation and exegetical analysis, Lewis provides a unique preaching resource that will build biblical literacy by assisting both preachers and listeners in understanding John's Gospel as a whole.
Introducing the Old Testament: Third Edition
John Drane's survey textbook provides an engaging general introduction to the persons, events, and cultural context of the Old Testament. Arranged historically,...
Who Is Jesus?: History in Perfect Tense
In Who Is Jesus? Keck clarifies the difference between the way Jesus is presented in the Gospels and the way critical historians portray him. He then...
The Crucifixion of the Warrior God: The Cross of Christ and the Revelation of God
In an epic constructive investigation, The Crucifixion of the Warrior God addresses the tension between Scripture's violent depictions of God and the non-violent, self-sacrificial God that was supremely revealed on the cross.
Mark: Fortress Biblical Preaching Commentaries
The author draws together the strengths of two exegetical approaches to the Gospel of Mark in this volume. With liturgical sensitivity and exegetical skill, Jacobsen here provides a unique preaching resource that will build biblical literacy by assisting both preachers and listeners in understanding Mark's Gospel as narrative-theological whole, not just as a collection of loosely related stories.
The Writings of the New Testament: Third Edition
Watch Luke Timothy Johnson discuss his new book, Writings of the New Testament: Third Edition Find more videos like this on Fortress Forum Luke...
The Africana Bible: Reading Israel's Scriptures from Africa and the African Diaspora
A landmark volume, The Africana Bible gathers multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives on every book in the Hebrew Bible. It opens a critical window...
Cómo estudiar la Biblia: How to Study the Bible
Conozca su Biblia, developed in partnership with the Asociación para la Educación Teológica Hispana and the Evangelical Outreach and Congregational Mission unit...
The Resurrection of Jesus: John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright in Dialogue
Two of today's most important and popular New Testament scholars, John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright, here air their very different understandings of the...
Does the Bible Justify Violence?
Renowned biblical scholar John J. Collins asks tough questions about the relationship between the portrayals of violence in the Bible and how they have been...
An Apocryphal God: Beyond Divine Maturity
Mark McEntire continues the story begun in "Portraits of a Mature God," extending his narrative beyond the conclusion of the Hebrew Bible as Israel and Israel's God moved into the Hellenistic world.
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